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ESG influencing company strategy, increasing oil market vulnerability: reports

AIMCo acquiring stake in Calgary-based geothermal energy subsidiary

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. will receive a majority stake in a wholly owned subsidiary of an oil and gas development and production company in…


IMCO investing in digital infrastructure fund; Caisse, Ontario Teachers’ co-owned insurer acquiring Chilean annuity portfolio

The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is entering into a new fund that owns a British fibre optic business. The fund was launched as part…

  • By: Staff
  • May 11, 2023 May 11, 2023
  • 12:30

Imperial Oil shareholders reject ESG proposals from Bâtirente, BCI

Imperial Oil Ltd. shareholders have voted against environmental, social and governance-related proposals backed by the Bâtirente and the British Columbia Investment Management Corp. during the…

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  • May 9, 2023 May 10, 2023
  • 12:30

Survey finds half of U.S. workers want an employer-sponsored retirement plan that offers emergency savings features

More than half (54 per cent) of employees without a workplace retirement savings plan — including 77 per cent of millennials — say they’d participate in…

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  • April 24, 2023 April 21, 2023
  • 09:00

TMX Group among employers signing more inclusive, equitable parental leave pledge

TMX Group Ltd. is among 23 Canadian employers that have signed on to a new parental leave pledge created by Women in Capital Markets. The…

OMERS managing Canada’s most profitable mall, Ontario Teachers’ investing in renewable natural gas projects

The real estate arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is operating the most productive shopping centre in Canada, according to a new report…

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  • April 18, 2023 April 18, 2023
  • 13:00
Caisse, CPPIB, Ontario Teachers’ invest in insurance company

SHEPP appointing Colette Wagner as senior investment analyst

The Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan is appointing Colette Wagner as a senior investment analyst. In the new role, she’ll oversee the asset managers responsible…

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  • April 11, 2023 April 11, 2023
  • 12:30

Canadian DB pension plan solvency down 0.7% in February: report

The funded position of a typical Canadian defined benefit pension plan fell slightly on a solvency basis and rose on an accounting basis in February,…

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  • March 21, 2023 March 21, 2023
  • 12:30

Alaska considering return to DB pension model in public sector

To bolster Alaska’s public sector, a bipartisan effort is underway to relaunch the state’s pensions as defined benefit plans. “I’m carrying this bill on behalf…

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  • March 16, 2023 March 15, 2023
  • 12:00

Survey finds half of U.S. workers report gender pay gap

More than half (51 per cent) of U.S. workers say there’s a gender pay gap in their workplaces, up 121 per cent since 2019, according to…

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  • March 15, 2023 March 15, 2023
  • 15:00

CPPIB jointly acquiring cloud-based software company, OMERS subsidiary entering debt financing agreements

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is jointly acquiring an experience management software provider. The CPPIB and Silver Lake, a private equity firm, will acquire…

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  • March 14, 2023 March 14, 2023
  • 12:30

HOOPP completing sale of pet food company, AIMCo considering geographic diversification

The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan and Bedford Capital are finalizing a deal to sell Edmonton-based Champion Petfoods to Ontario-based Mars Petcare Inc. Best known…

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  • March 9, 2023 March 9, 2023
  • 12:30

Who are the finalists in the 2022 Pension Leadership Awards?

The Canadian Investment Review is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2022 Pension Leadership Awards. This year, the awards will be handed out in four categories, with…

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  • February 16, 2023 May 15, 2023
  • 09:00

Does benchmarking inspire change or encourage more of the same?

Trends don’t change overnight; it often takes time to see with shifting mindsets and the adoption of new ideas. Our small sector of the benefits space…

    How should investors interpret the recent rise in interest rates?

    United States 10-year bond yields have risen substantially from their lows of 0.50 per cent last summer, hitting 1.6 per cent by late February. Canadian…

    Five lessons for employers to apply to the pandemic’s second wave

    As coronavirus cases rise across the country and some return-to-work plans become return-to-home plans, many employers are wondering how to help their employees adapt once again…